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  • Dolphin Statue Crushes 2-year-old Boy

    A 2-year-old boy from Utah was crushed to death by a dolphin statue while visiting San Francisco with his family, reported the Gawker on Tuesday. According to the report, the boy, Kayson Shelton, was playing outside his hotel room when he climbed on the statue causing it to fall over on top of him. His [?]

  • Falling dolphin statue kills toddler on San Francisco vacation

    A 2-year-old boy visiting San Francisco with his family was killed when a large metal statue fell on him in the city?s busy Fisherman?s Wharf district, police said on Monday. The child, who was from Utah, was playing on Friday morning with or around the statue ? a 6-foot-tall (1.8-metre) metal dolphin located on the sidewalk in front of a business ? when it toppled over. "Almost immediately, the ...

  • N.Zealand snubs call to better protect 'hobbit' dolphin

    New Zealand on Wednesday dismissed a call from top marine scientists to better protect a rare dolphin, saying existing safeguards for the creature dubbed "the hobbit of the sea" were sufficient. The International Whaling Commission's (IWC) scientific committee, representing more than 200 marine experts, has warned that the Maui's dolphin will become extinct unless fishing is banned in its ...

  • When male dolphin fell in love with female researcher

    They do, but in the case of a female animal researcher the chemistry between her and a male dolphin was well beyond just love. In a new BBC documentary titled "The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins", Margaret Howe Lovatt has explained what happened when she tried to teach a bottlenose dolphin named Peter how to speak English during a NASA funded experiment in 1965.

  • Experts want urgent action on rare N.Zealand 'hobbit' dolphin

    Marine scientists have urged New Zealand to step up efforts to save the world's rarest dolphin, saying only a few dozen Maui's dolphins remain and immediate action is needed to prevent their extinction. The Maui's dolphin, dubbed "the hobbit of the sea" and found only in shallow waters off the North Island's west coast, is listed as critically endangered, and the International Whaling Commission ...

  • 2-year-old dies after dolphin statue falls on him

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A 2-year-old boy visiting from Utah was killed after a 6-foot-tall dolphin statue fell on him in the popular San Francisco tourist spot Fisherman's Wharf.

  • Dolphin Technology Adopts NanoSpice Giga From ProPlus Design Solutions for 28/16nm IP Characterization, Verification

    ProPlus Design Solutions, Inc. today announced Dolphin Technology has adopted NanoSpice? Giga, a high performance, giga-scale capacity SPICE simulator, for use with 28- and 16-nanometer design characterization ...

  • Govt facing pressure to do more for Maui's dolphin

    The Government is facing international pressure, to do more to save the Maui's dolphin from extinction.

  • IWC 'puts Maui's dolphin fate in Govt's hands'

    Independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says a new report from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) obliges the government to immediately create a sanctuary that protects the entire habitat of the critically endangered Maui?s dolphin.

  • 'Govt inaction' on protecting Maui's dolphins criticised

    The International Whaling Commission (IWC) has published a report that concludes the situation for New Zealand?s highly endangered Maui?s dolphin is dire, and that the Government?s "current management situation falls short of that required to reverse the Maui?s decline."



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